Smartest Hoosier Ever 10/25

Smartest Hoosier Ever

Q: Starting January 1st, one-third of these will be healthy.

A: Vending machine snacks.

You’ll either love this news or hate it:  Starting next year, vending machines all over the country will have fewer junk food options, and more healthy ones.

The stuff that goes in them is dictated by a group called the National Automatic Merchandising Association.  And its members just agreed to increase the amount of healthy options to a full THIRD of everything in there.

They’re upping it from 24% to 33%, starting January 1st.  So an additional 9% of the unhealthy snacks are being replaced with healthier options.  Meaning you’ll still see things like Snickers and Cheez-Its.  But less-popular junk food options are going away.

Congratulations to today’s #SmartestHoosierEver, Andrah Nicely of Indianapolis who won a pair of tickets to Indy Scream Park.